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Flying apostrophes
Valerie Khoo Coterie In situ
The intention behind this piece is belonging. It’s about the creative tribes we need to seek out when following our own dreams. While it’s fine to go it alone, the reality is that when you really find your tribe, it’s the people around you who truly lift you higher. It’s about standing on the shoulders...
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Valerie Khoo Emerald City In situ
Emerald City is about the hidden treasures we find in our own lives, the amazing gifts we have right under our noses. The concept underlying this piece is the realisation that we all have amazing talents to offer, insights to share and ideas worthy of bringing to life. And when we let those gifts shine,...
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Valerie Khoo Sisterhood In situ
The intention behind Sisterhood is the profound connection we have with the women in our lives. It’s about shared experiences, memories and bonds that last a lifetime. It’s about being able to be your raw, authentic self amidst women who will always support and lift you higher. Acrylic on canvas. Canvas Size: 30 x 30cm...
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Two Sides is from my ‘Flying Apostrophes’ series. In the convergence of ideas, decisions and intentions, it can seem like everything is going in the same direction. However, it’s also important to remember that there are always two sides (sometimes more) to any story! Acrylic on canvas. Canvas Size: 51 x 40cms. Frame size: 53...
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Valerie Khoo Outlier in situ
‘Outlier’. This is about the courage you need in order to follow what you’re really passionate about in spite of what other people expect from you. It’s about whatever it is that’s going to make you an outlier, whether that’s pushing yourself out your comfort zone, doing your ‘10,000 hours’ or simply being brave enough...
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Valerie Khoo Beaded Bubbles
‘With beaded bubbles winking at the brim’ is inspired by ‘Ode to a Grecian Urn’ by Keats. This is the second piece in the Drunken Apostrophes series. Acrylic on wood panel. 30cm x 30 cm. Here is the verse it’s from: O for a draught of vintage! that hath been Cool’d a long age in...
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Valerie Khoo Unveiled
‘Unveiled’ is inspired by the concept that every human has creativity inside. That’s right. Every single one of us. It’s there – whether you’ve seen evidence of it or not! Sometimes, it takes courage to let your inner creative out. But I encourage you to do it – even if it seems hard or scary...
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Valerie Khoo Limitless
‘Limitless’ is part of the ‘Flying Apostrophes’ series. This piece is depicts the concept that there are symbols and gestures that can bind us together – our communities, gangs and tribes. Those interlocking bonds can become stronger and more connected – and can generate a force that is resilient and powerful. Yet because those cords...
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Valerie Khoo Emergence
‘Emergence’ is part of the ‘Flying Apostrophes’ series. It’s inspired by the idea that we all have boundless stores of creativity inside us. And all we need to do is give in to whatever is trying to emerge … and magic will happen.
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Valerie Khoo Uprising
This artwork from the ‘Flying Apostrophes’ series was painted for a very creative woman who regularly inspires audiences with her wit, wisdom and words. Called ‘Uprising’, it’s drawn from the fact that her writing always makes you think and question the status quo. And one day, her ripple of words will create a movement –...
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